Skyjack introduces their Little Big Cab Telehandler Skyjack just unveiled their newest product at The Rental Show in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company attended the largest rental show in North America this week and brought with them their SJ51 ...

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Progress races forward on £68m Network Rail upgrade in East Anglia, UK Key rail works were completed last week on the Kings Lynn to Ely line and Norwich, Yarmouth, Lowestoft (Wherry lines) as part of the Network Rail wider Railway Upgrade Plan. ...

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Volvo updates H-Series 2 Wheel Loaders with their latest technology The new H-Series wheel loaders from Volvo Construction Equipment take a proven machine and add the latest technology, including the next-generation OptiShift and new load-sensin ...

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John Deere 310E articulated dump truck wins 2017 GOOD DESIGN® Award for Innovation The John Deere 310E articulated dump truck (ADT) has been recognized with a GOOD DESIGN® Award for design excellence and innovation. The GOOD DESIGN Awards Progra ...

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Parsons wins design-build contract for Terminal One at Newark Airport Parsons was recently awarded a design-build contract for the Terminal One Redevelopment Project at Newark Airport (Newark Liberty International Airport) by the Port Authority ...

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Network Rail completes £1m bridge strengthening works Network Rail carried out a £1m package of strengthening work to a six–span railway bridge between Ely and Littleport last week to enable the smooth running of services and prevent future dela ...

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Bardem leads the way with new 25 ton Volvo Excavator Bardem Ltd of Paisley has opted for a twenty-five tonne Volvo EC250E to be its flagship excavator for its growing portfolio of demolition contracts. Following an initial introduction from SMT ...

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HAUS Architects experiments with thermally modified American Ash Copperwood broke ground in fall 2015 for a family of four seeking an energy efficient, modest, modern dwelling. The site’s name, originated by the owner’s son, was inspired by the ...

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JLG smart technology makes their Scissor Lifts stand out JLG Industries, a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, builds its ES-Series and R-Series slab scissor lifts with intuitive technologies that differentiate ...

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Smith Power Equipment to flex construction muscle at bauma CONEXPO AFRICA 2018 South African importation and distribution company, Smith Power Equipment, represents leading global brands in the specialist machinery, turf maintenance and off-road ...

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Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund celebrates successful 2017 The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) ended 2017 with ten transactions signed and all its key performance indicators achieved. The new transactions represent US$200 million ...

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Is the EU in danger of making construction less productive Proposed European data privacy laws could hinder the flow of data around construction sites. Secretary General of the Committee for European Construction Equipment (CECE), Riccardo Viagg ...

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Anglo American recognises Metso for promoting safety During the past year, Metso has received several important recognitions for its safety management of maintenance operations at its Los Bronces Division in Chile. The latest, Major Commitment t ...

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The 5 biggest health and safety risks in 2018 OSHCR, the occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register has been looking at the 5 biggest risks that could damage your workforce and business in 2018. #1 AI Phobia The introduction of artifici ...

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Eurovia Contracting delivers major project supported by brand new JCB Hydradig kit Eurovia Contracting has completed a major roadbuilding contract three months ahead of schedule, in Holbeach, Lincolnshire, with the help of a brand new JCB Hydrad ...

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Reducing the Risk of Construction Accidents Construction sites can be hazardous places especially if health and safety procedures are not carried out correctly or regularly updated. Unfortunately, despite widespread awareness of effective risk m ...

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New JLG 400SC Crawler Boom Lift showcased at The Rental Show JLG Industries, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, is showcasing the new JLG 400SC Crawler boom lift at booth #4413 during The Rental Show 2 ...

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Engineering, environment and design consultancy SWECO set for Irish expansion Engineering, environment and design consultancy firm Sweco is set to grow its operations in Ireland following appointment to several national frameworks. The company, ...

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Heros ‘Urban Mining’ operation in Netherlands relies on Hitachi A fleet of Hitachi wheel loaders and excavators is providing crucial support to Heros Sluiskil BV (Heros), a facility in The Netherlands that extracts valuable raw materials from in ...

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NXP GreenBox Dev Platform accelerates transition to Hybrid and Electric Vehicles NXP Semiconductors has announced the availability of its GreenBox vehicle electrification development platform. GreenBox allows automakers and suppliers to begin ea ...

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India signs Historic Agreement with Virgin Hyperloop One to build first Hyperloop Virgin Hyperloop One today announced the Indian State of Maharashtra’s intent to build a hyperloop between Pune and Mumbai beginning with an operational demonstrat ...

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Scotland hit by 20 percent drop in Road Maintenance Funding A new report on Scottish local authority finances has found that continued budget restriction has resulted in 20% reduction in spending on road maintenance. The research was compiled by ...

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Nijs BVBA and Borum keep Belgium in line Nijs BVBA is a road maintenance company based in Messelbroek, Belgium, run by Kris Nijs, who has been involved in the road marking industry ever since he finished his studies. Kris started his career as a ...

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JLG Industries launches digital resource centre DIRECTACCESS JLG Industries, a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, today launched JLG® DirectAccess. Accessible at www.jlg.com/en/direct-access, this new digital ...

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Trimble partners with Aquarius Spectrum to deliver Leak Detection and Monitoring Trimble has formed an exclusive relationship with Aquarius Spectrum Ltd. to distribute a branded version of the Aquarius Spectrum wireless leak detection and monito ...

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Six tools to save time, control costs and Go Green on the Jobsite The search for efficiency in terms of labor, materials and timelines has come with the territory in the construction industry from the moment someone first made a brick out of mud ...

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New Toyota TRD Pro Trucks delivers ultimate off-road performance For 2019, the new Toyota TRD Pro trucks, the Tundra, 4Runner and Tacoma will all feature Fox shocks and a host of impressive off-road equipment tuned and designed by the engineers ...

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Washington State introduces truck transponders to bypass weigh stations Commercial truck drivers now have another option for bypassing state weigh stations – by opting into a system that uses truck transponders to save time and money. A new agre ...

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BAM-PGGM / HABAU JV awarded €650m A10/A24 upgrades in Germany The consortium consisting of BAM-PGGM and HABAU has reached financial close on the Availability Model A10 / A24 AS Neuruppin to AD Pankow in Germany. The construction volume is €650 m ...

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Freetech Hot-In-Place Recycling plays a key role on the Silk Road In September 2013, China’s President Xi Jinping proposed a strategic plan to develop the Silk Road Economic Belt, an important component of the Belt and Road Initiative. An ambiti ...

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